Open Hearts

Open Minds

Open Doors


With an invitational spirit, we open our hearts, minds and doors, to all with warmth and sincerity. We seek diversity, respect variety in experience, and promote independence of thought.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Christmas Eve Services

Traditional Worship
8:15 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
11:00 AM  in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 AM in Berkley

Third Thursday of Each Month
6:45 PM in Runkel Chapel

Serve with Us

Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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Advent and Christmas

Advent and Christmas

Worship Services

From weekly Advent sermon series, midweek services, A Service of Hope and Christmas Eve day and evening services, we offer many opportunities to worship during Advent and on Christmas Eve. 

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The Redemption of Scrooge

All-Church Book Study

Please join us for our Advent book study, “The Redemption of Scrooge.” Sign-up to participate in one of the many small groups that will be reading and discussing the book by Matt Rawle.

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Advent By Candlelight

Advent by Candlelight has been a tradition here for years and is an event to help Birmingham/Berkley women and guests focus on Christ during the busy holiday season.

The Advent By Candlelight Service was Tuesday, November 28th. If you did not get a chance to attend you can watch the recording below. 

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Living Out Love!

Transforming Lives!

That’s what we are about at Birmingham and Berkley First. In our faithful giving, lives are transformed, including our own.

Hoomaian Family

Advent Book Study and Sermon Series

The Redemption of Scrooge

All-Church Advent Book Study and Sermon Series

Please join us for our Advent book study, “The Redemption of Scrooge.” Sign-up to participate in one of the many small groups that will be reading and discussing the book by Matt Rawle.

Winter Programs

January - May 2018

At Birmingham First and Berkley First, we have plenty of opportunities to grow in our relationship with God in Jesus Christ as well as with one another. We invite you to take advantage of the opportunities that God offers to us across our campuses to learn, grow, serve and have fun together.


As the new senior pastor at Birmingham First and our new campus, Berkley First, I am thankful to be joining a community of faith with a …

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Winter Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

Register for adult, student or children’s classes and activities.

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First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events.

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Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Stay in Touch

Stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletters and joining us on social media. 

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Upcoming Events

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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Recent News

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Shine Christmas Party

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Early Childhood Music Classes Begin New Session in January

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A Service of Hope

Service of Hope Monday, December 18 7:00 PM in the Birmingham First Sanctuary The holiday season can be...
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Donations for Cass Christmas Store Needed

Cass Community Social Services provides a Christmas Store for the parents of 400 children in their residential and...
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